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    Home-made ikura shio-zuke (salted salmon roe).
    Step-by-step instructions are here, or see the more detailed recipe on Blue Lotus.

    tobi911, miriam.turoldo, and 64 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. bindifry 91 months ago | reply

      really excellent demonstration. i never knew you had to do all that. i assumed the roe just came out of the fish like that without preparation. the photo is lovely, too

    2. la_mamacita_81 91 months ago | reply

      I would not eat this for all the tea in China, but it certainly is beautiful, and the step-by-step was cool.

    3. daisybaxter 91 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Best of Orange, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    4. andzer 91 months ago | reply

      Whet, Gobble and Frolic
      This photo deserves to be in Whet, Gobble and Frolic
      You may also tag this photo as WhetGobbleFrolic.

    5. MarkusGW 91 months ago | reply

      looks like glass bubbles, great shot

    6. cicidia 91 months ago | reply

      You are invited to add this colourful image to Prismatic - Outstanding colors in our world!</b

    7. dolphin_dolphin 91 months ago | reply

      These are like jewels!!

    8. melina1965 90 months ago | reply

      Seen in "オレンジ色 [Orange/Naranja/Orange]".

      Really improved macro !!!!

    9. Blue Lotus 90 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the comments!

      Bindifry, I think the roe can be eaten straight out of the fish, but it has a VERY fishy taste and spoils quickly. So salting improves the flavour and makes it last longer.

      La mamacita 81, you're missing out! But thanks.

    10. daisybaxter 90 months ago | reply

      Thank you for adding your photo to our group!

      Best of Orange

    11. clairish 88 months ago | reply

      Fascinating! I had no idea. I thought ikura just came out of the fish that way too.

    12. Mudando de Flickr para juchagas [deleted] 81 months ago | reply

      Oi! Sou administrador de um grupo chamado Cor Laranja / Orange e nós adoraríamos ter isto adicionado ao grupo!

    13. Darwin Bell 81 months ago | reply

      i love this

      Gostaria que sua foto fosse adicionada ao grupo Cor Laranja, lindo registro!

    14. Pablo Fonseca de Pinho [deleted] 76 months ago | reply


    15. David Hulme 73 months ago | reply

      Delicious, golden pearls!

    16. Anastasia's Cakes 71 months ago | reply

      I've never understood people who don't like it! It's delicious!!! In Russia we used to eat it on a slice of white bread (the best one is baguette) with butter. I can't imagine any celebration without it!
      I wish it was possible to find salmon roe in Cape Town! Life would be absolutely wonderful! (I wouldn't have to bring it from Russia)

    17. victoria takahashi / experimetal 71 months ago | reply

      maybe try contacting your local Japanese stores?
      Or any of the fishermen in town?

    18. Bryan - oz4caster 50 months ago | reply

      nice !
      beautiful, tasty, and healthy

    19. hoshidrop [deleted] 43 months ago | reply

      My favorite food in the world...!!!!

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